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Omaha
8:15 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Longtime organist for College World Series dies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Lambert Bartak, the organist who entertained Rosenblatt Stadium's baseball fans for more than half a century during the College World Series, has died. He was 94.

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6:17 am
Sat June 22, 2013

Mississippi State, UCLA to play for College World Series championship

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pat Valaika's two-run double gave UCLA some cushion, record-setting closer David Berg survived a rocky ninth inning and UCLA defeated top-seeded North Carolina 4-1 Friday night to move to the championship round of the College World Series.

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8:16 am
Fri June 21, 2013

North Carolina advances at CWS, but faces another elimination game

Credit Greg Echlin

Of the four teams left at the College World Series, only one of them has won it in the past. 

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Sports
7:01 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Indiana's 6-foot-10 pitcher throws a complete game, but Hoosiers sent home by Oregon State

Credit Greg Echlin

When Aaron Slegers took the mound Wednesday night for Indiana at the College World Series, the most often asked question was why at 6-foot-10 he’s playing baseball at Indiana, not basketball.

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11:06 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Negro Leagues Baseball exhibits on display in Omaha during College World Series

The history of the Negro Leagues and some of its greatest players are featured in three exhibits that are on display in Omaha.

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8:36 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Top teams fall during first weekend of College World Series

The theme from the opening round of the College World Series is: Don’t bet on the favorite.

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1:48 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

With the field of eight set, the College World Series begins Saturday in Omaha

The TD Ameritrade Park sign welcomes visitors and fans to Omaha for the CWS.
Katie Knapp Schubert KIOS-FM

Mississippi State and Oregon State will play the first game of the 2013 NCAA Men's College World Series Saturday afternoon.

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8:45 am
Tue June 19, 2012

First-time CWS team Kent State holds off Florida for surprise win

courtesy NCAA

Though one Cinderella team is out at the College World Series, the other one has pulled off an upset.  The Kent State baseball team held off the University of Florida, 5-4, Monday night to remain alive in the double elimination tournament at TD Ameritrade Park.  

In the late game, Arkansas beat South Carolina 2-1. The Gamecocks won the College World Series in 2010 and 2011. 

Sports
8:15 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Two games scheduled Monday as 2012 NCAA Mens College World Series continues

courtesy NCAA

Day four of the NCAA Mens College World Series begins at 4PM.

There are two games at TD Ameritrade Park Monday.  The first is Florida and Kent State. Kent State is one of two first-time participants in the College World Series. The other, Stony Brook, lost Sunday.

At 8PM, Arkansas plays South Carolina. The Gamecocks won the College World Series in 2010 and 2011.

This is the second year of the Series at TD Ameritrade Park.

On the web: www.cwsomaha.com

 

 

Sports
3:16 pm
Wed February 8, 2012

Three exhibits coming to Omaha celebrate the history of the Negro Leagues

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson became the first black player in Major League Baseball in 1947, when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers.
photo courtesy www.mlb.com

Three exhibits coming to Omaha in May tell the story of the Negro Leagues.

“Discover Greatness” opens May 20th at Conestoga Magnet School in north Omaha. Discover Greatness uses a series of photographs to discuss the history and significant of the Negro Leagues. The exhibit is being presented in partnership with Omaha’s Great Plains Black History Museum, and the Kansas City-based Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

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